I’ve fought with my lactose intolerance for years, calling it a “sensitivity” or just blatantly ignoring it and gorging on ice cream, cheese, yogurt etc. Well the time has come to give in and accept that I need to cut dairy out of my diet. Without going into gross details, I just feel so much better when I don’t eat it.
So now I need some help. Most of my go-to recipes include dairy and I really really hate substituting cheese with something like a “soy cheese” abomination. YUCK. I prefer recipes that are dairy-free from the get-go. I’m looking for recipes/ideas for every meal – breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and even snacks. What are your favourite things to make that don’t have dairy?
Today I’ve enjoyed my morning coffee with almond milk (the only dairy substitute I actually like) with a carrot muffin for breakfast and pita chips and carrots with hummus for lunch. Dinner is going to be pulled pork with coleslaw and plain ruffle chips. All very yummy. I’m just trying to ignore the fact that there is one yogurt cup left in the fridge that happens to be my absolute favourite. Hmm.. chant it with me “dairy-free is the way to be!”
Sigh. One day at a time!